When the GT Fueler first hit the market at the end of the '90s it was a frame built strong for the upcoming BMX Dirt scene. When racers were hitting the local trails, the bikes did not hold up. The Fueler, made inhouse at GT in California, did. Fast forward to 2023 and Tom Justice is on a GT Fueler and digs it. See what he has to say about the bike and check his parts list. His unique riding style starts with a good bike.
Name: Tom Justice Age: 34 Hometown: Newark, England
Industry pioneer GT Bicycles, in collaboration with Lucasfilm has re-imagined the lead character of The Mandalorian series, Din Djarin, in two-wheel form. Built on the 29-inch version of GT’s iconic Pro Performer freestyle BMX platform, the GT Pro Performer 29: The Mandalorian Edition features attention to detail that all fans and riders will appreciate, like Beskar armor-inspired paint, fantastic woven and leather accents, a Clan Mudhorn headbadge, “THIS IS THE WAY” in Mando’a debossed in backside of saddle, and even Darksaber-inspired reflective elements.
Wanting to pay tribute in a way that resonates beyond the Star Wars galaxy and across to fans of BMX, GT made sure to equip the bike with the quality components riders expect:
GT Bicycles welcomes Jason Schiers as Managing Director. In his new role, Jason will oversee the strategy that continues GT Bicycles’ current progress, and he will also create the roadmap for the brand’s future vision. An entrepreneur, Jason came into the bicycle business from a machine shop background in the 1990s, where he machined composite tooling for bike and automotive part manufacturers.
After working for Reynolds Cycling in the early 2000s, he founded ENVE Composites in Utah. Most recently Jason led R&D for the Selle Royal brands, with a particular focus on Crank Brothers product development and quality. Jason’s experience in product design, sourcing, brand building,
The Speed Series Pro features our Speed Metal tubeset to keep the weight down while maintaining the stiffness wanted to take the hole shot. Equipped with disc brakes for fast stopping after the finish sprint and spec'd to give you the confidence to chase the top step out of the box. Available in sizes PRO, PRO XL, PRO XXL.
-Frame: GT Speed Series MK7 Elite Race Design, 6061-T6 AL, Alloy Formed and Butted Speed Metal Tubes, AL CNC/Forged Quick Change -Disc Dropout SyStem, BB86, Taper 1-1/8" to 1-1/2" Integrated H/T -Fork: GT BMX Pro Race, 100% Cr-Mo 1 1/8" Steerer, Tapered Legs, 3/8" Dropouts
We set out on a mission to blend BMX style and durability with urban usability to develop a range of bikes that are perfect for anyone wanting a solid ride for cruising, commuting, sending or socializing… and to look good while doing it!
The Olympics happen every 4 years. Tokyo had a delay of a year but in a few weeks BMX racing and BMX Park will be part of it. It has been a long road for the BMX-ers who made it there. Some have celebrated their participation already by getting to build up a special ride just for the Olympic Games. In the time leading up to the games we are going to check in with the special rides. Today's Olympic machine: Romain Mahieu (FRA).
Romain Mahieu's ride..... Frame : GT Speed Series with custom paint made by AS Design Fork : Pride Racing Slik carbon fork 20mm with custom design
The new 2021 GT Mach One is the perfect BMX race machine to get new riders into the sport. That's why we decided to celebrate the launch of this year's lineup by donating 12 Mach One’s to the Peckham BMX Club in London, England, and inviting a crew of young riders for a test session with BMX superstar brothers, Tre and Kye Whyte.